PORTLAND — Unofficial city results show School Board member Justin Costa won the election Tuesday to replace Councilor Cheryl Leeman in District 4.
Costa defeated political newcomers Ray Ruby and Rosemary Mahoney 2,058 to 914 to 802. Council District 4 covers neighborhoods north and east of Back Cove to Allen Avenue and the Falmouth town line.
In City Council District 5, former Councilor and Mayor David Brenerman was unopposed in his bid to replace Councilor John Coyne. District 5 covers the north and west of the city to the Falmouth and Westbrook.